Emergency Room at BMH earns award

Blue Mountain Hospital has been honored by another state office for exceptional work in making patient transports to other facilities much more seamless and efficient for patients, and for providers at the receiving hospital. According to BMH CEO Jeremy Lyman, the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health (OPCRH) named Blue Mountain Hospital the Outstanding Critical Access Hospital in Utah […]

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Kathleen Sam is new Patient Transport Dispatcher for UNHS

Kathleen Sam has worked with Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. since 2011, wearing a number of different hats but she was recently promoted to the job of Patient Transport Dispatcher in Montezuma Creek. The retirement of UNHS EMS Training Officer/Paramedic, Ray Whaley, left a void in the EMS service that was filled by Otis Oldman. Oldman, who is also a […]

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Did You Know

In recent years there has been an increased recognition that health care delivery needs to be focused on the needs of the patient.  Seems obvious right? Many new innovations in healthcare are moving more toward patient centered care than ever before.  The question that has been asked is “What do patients want from health care?” In a study conducted by […]

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New Employees at Utah Navajo Health System Inc.

  Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has three new employees working at it’s Monument Valley Community Health Center, including two new Medical Screeners and one new member of the Patient Registration Team.   Brenda Vijil Brenda Vijil began working as a Medical Screener and Medical Assistant in April, returning to UNHS after a four-year absence. She originally worked for UNHS […]

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New Employees at Blue Mountain Hospital

Blanding more than thirty years ago and spent most of that time working as a nurse in the Salt Lake Valley area, while raising three children, and helping them graduate from high school. Joni is the sister of Blanding resident Bruce Lyman and she graduated from San Juan High School in 1985. She said she originally wanted to help either […]

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Beat the heat with nutritious treats

by Lauren Hannibal, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietitian Summer is off to a sultry start. Temperatures hitting the high 90’s and snow cones, ice cream and other summer treats sound better than ever! Before grabbing a high sugar snack this summer, though try some of these refreshing alternatives to cool down on hot afternoons. Often, snow cones and popsicles are loaded with […]

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